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Word: behoove

Definition: (behove) be suited to; be incumbent upon; be right and necessary; Ex. It behooves one to do.


More Vocab Words

::: supercilious - haughty; arrogant; condescending; patronizing; CF. eyebrow, cilium
::: prong - pointed projecting part
::: exposure - risk, particularly of being exposed to disease or to the elements; unmasking; act of laying something open; Ex. exposure of governmental corruption
::: soliloquy - talking to oneself (esp. in a play); CF. monologue: soliloquy; long speech by one person (often monopolizing a conversation)
::: fallacious - false; based on a fallacy; misleading; N. fallacy: false idea or notion; false reasoning; Ex. popular fallacy; Ex. fallacy of the argument
::: homeostasis - tendency of a system or organism to maintain relative stability or internal equilibrium; CF. homeo-: constant; Ex. homeotherm
::: prehensile - capable of grasping or holding (esp. by wrapping around); Ex. prehensile tails
::: nurture - nourish; feed; educate; rear; care for while it is growing or developing; foster; cultivate; N: something that nourishes; rearing
::: analogy - similarity; parallelism; comparing two similar things
::: fuddle - make stupid or confused as with alcholic drink; N. in a fuddle: confused